News & Events

From software updates to conference announcements, stop by Lumina's News and Events center to stay up-to-date on our company's product offerings and news highlights.

Announcing the release of Analytica 4.5!

Analytica 4.5 is now available to everyone with current support. Analytica 4.5 offers a wide range of new features and fixes: Recognizing that Analytica is used Worldwide, the new release supports Unicode text, allowing modelers to create models in Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and just about any other language. The new Free Analytica 101 edition is available free: It includes full functionality of Analytica Professional up to 101 variables and other user-created objects. For more, see What's New in Analytica 4.5. If your support is current,  Analytica should prompt you for a free and immediate upgrade to 4.5 when you run it next. Otherwise you can renew your support to upgrade to 4.5.  If you have any questions please email us at sales@lumina.com  or call 650-212-1212.

Analytica 4.5 beta testing

Beta testing of Analytica 4.5 has started.  If you would like to participate as a beta tester, see the announcement on the Lumina Blog and visit the Beta Tester Page on the Analytica Wiki.

Lumina at INFORMS Analytics 2013

Please come and meet us in person at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, TX between Sunday April 7th and Tuesday April 9th, 2012.

Attend one of our workshops for special discounts on Analytica. Workshop attendees who are new to Analytica will receive a free trial of our Optimizer software and a 20% discount on any future purchase of Analytica.

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Analytica 4.4.4 now available

 

The Analytica and ADE patch release 4.4.4 is now available.  This patch fixes several bugs identified in the 4.4.3 patch release.  The complete list of bugs fixes is on the Analytica Wiki at Analytica 4.4.4 Release Notes.

If you are already using Analytica 4.4 and have an internet connection, the software will automatically download the patch within a few days and ask you if you would like install it.  You can also obtain the installer from the Lumina.com download page (if you are using Analytica 64-bit, be sure to click the 64-bit link from there).  The patch is free if you have active support or have a valid 4.4 license.

Lumina at INFORMS Annual 2012

Please come and meet us in person at the INFORMS Annual meeting at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Phoenix, Arizona Saturday October 14h and Wednesday October 17th, 2012.

Attend one of our workshops for special discounts on Analytica. Workshop attendees who are new to Analytica will receive a free trial of our Optimizer software and a 20% discount on any future purchase of Analytica.

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Analytica 4.4.3 now available

The Anaytica and ADE 4.4.3 patch release is now available.  This patch release includes an extensive number of fixes and improvements since the previous 4.4.2 release.  You can take advantage of faster model load times, greater robustness to file system errors, improved stability, and better support for enlarged attribute and table font size, to name but a few.  A lengthy list of fixes is on the Analytica Wiki at Build 4.4.3 Release Notes

If you are already using Analytica 4.4 and have an internet connection, the software will automatically download the patch within a few days and ask you if you would like install it.  You can also obtain the installer from the Lumina.com download page (if you are using Analytica 64-bit, be sure to click the 64-bit link from there).  The patch is free if you have active support or have a valid 4.4 license.

Max Henrion elected to Board of Society of Decision Professionals

Lumina's CEO, Max Henrion, was elected as a member of the Board of the Society of Decision Professionals.  SDP is a professional society founded to advance the visibility, reputation, and capabilities of decision professionals. Dr Henrion is a charter Fellow of SDP (see Press Release).

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Lumina sponsors Predictive Analytics World

Lumina will be sponsoring the Predictive Analytics World conference in Chicago, IL on June 25-26, 2012. Predictive Analytics World is the business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners.

Lumina at INFORMS Analytics 2012

Please come and meet us in person at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research at the Hyatt Regency Resort &Spa in Huntington Beach, CA between Sunday April 15th and Tuesday April 17th, 2012.

Attend one of our workshops for special discounts on Analytica. Workshop attendees who are new to Analytica will receive a free trial of our Optimizer software and a 20% discount on any future purchase of Analytica.

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PBS Newshour picks up Lonnie Chrisman’s blogpost on the Mega Millions lottery

March 30, 2012

Lonnie Chrisman, Lumina's CTO, today posted an entry about the Mega Millions lottery record prize of $540 million on Lumina's blog. He used Analytica to calculate whether it's worth buying a ticket. Paul Solmon of PBS Newshours Business Desk borrowed a long quote from Lonnie's blog to help explain the situation to his readers at PBS Newshour Business Desk.